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  1. AMD_man1

    Are they the same?

    Xeon processors are meant for servers, but people use them to run desktops too. Which one exactly is the Xeon processor you are looking at? If we know the model we can give you a more accurate comparison.
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    Content Filtering - Primary School

    True, but you could start with something like this: https://www.familyorbit.com/blog/list-of-inappropriate-websites-to-block/
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    Content Filtering - Primary School

    Yes, that's what I though. The only downside to the 2 networks issue would be that you still have to add sites manually. Maybe you can find a list online of recommended sites to block or allow based on the institution in which you work. For example, since you are a teacher, maybe you'd like to...
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    Content Filtering - Primary School

    Maybe you could use the "Parental Control" feature in your router. Even old units have that. You simple type in the URLs to block or allow. For example, this is what it looks like on my gateway: You can exclude computers on an individual basis. This can be a lot of work though, and highly...
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    Laptop boots properly but unable to open any programmes - stalls

    Maybe it's Windows. Try this in an elevated command prompt: $ DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth $ sfc /scannow
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    Dell laptop question

    If your computer used to be faster, then there is no reason why it shouldn't be as fast now, if no major changes were made. Chrome could get slower if you have many add-ons that cause it to slow down when you use it. Regarding SSDs and "true" file deletion, that's not really relevant. SSDs...
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    Server denied POP3 Access

    Okay, but how are you trying to do this? Are you trying to do this from the web client? Android? Email client? When I asked for specificity I didn't mean "type everyithing again but with less words." If you don't know how to explain more clearly, try answering to this questions: Is there...
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    Server denied POP3 Access

    What do you mean by "added 2 email accounts to my main Gmail account"? Are you trying to set up an email client? What exactly are you doing? Can you be more specific and clear about the things that you are doing and the things you are trying to accomplish?
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    Maybe I would've been interested if I believed there was a magical way to get rich. But, as they say, you are only winning if someone is losing. So, I doubt anyone would be dumb enough to lose enough to make me rich. I'll just stick to the proven methods of generating wealth, I guess. They are...
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    I think so, that's why it became so popular. And that's when all the Instagram investment gurus made their fortunes. Or maybe they were just rich kids that bought a bunch of bitcoins and got lucky. I don't really know. It's so hard to get past all the BS surrounding that topic that I never...
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    You are missing the point. It's irrelevant what their intended use is. What matters is that it was the only way, so Bitcoin prices and/or the difficulty of the process were adjusted accordingly. The only thing that changed is that now you have to mine for longer, while using less power, but the...
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    That's what I'm saying. Back when mining was done on cards, the price of a Bitcoing must have been higher, otherwise mining on cards wouldn't have worked, because the amount of Bitcoins you got per Wh would've been too low to be worth it. Once mining hardware was developed, the price of Bitcoing...
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    New Member

    Hello, fellow human. Welcome to the jungle.
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    That's true. However, serious people just use mining hardware now, right? Is it even worth it to use your card to mine nowadays? It feels like when miners came out, Bitcoins must have devaluated and cards shouldn't have been worth using anymore. Unless there is no real difference between the two...
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    Yeah, I usually do use them for the most obvious purpose for which they were designed. Hardware acceleration is cool and all, but only if you are doing certain things periodically and on a larger scale. I'm not going to bother setting up encoding acceleration to encode a video every 2 months...
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    I thought compatibility with older hardware was the issue, not compatibility with games AND older hardware. Kind of two completely different things. When discussing any kind of compatibility beyond obscure architectures and old legacy hardware, Linux is inferior. In fact, if you are not worried...
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    Programmed obsolescence is more like when Samsung or Apple release updates that make phones extremely slow or buggy. It gets to a point where further development of software for certain hardware just becomes too wasteful. You can't pretend that hardware manufacturers keep developing drivers...
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    I would say most Linux distributions are way more forgiving on older hardware than Windows. I feel this is because Linux often provides open-source, generic drivers that work on most hardware for those who own hardware that has little Linux support from vendors (because this is a widespread...
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    Who needs SSL security software?

    I'm not sure how anyone could sell you such a thing. SSL is the protocol used by servers to encrypt information back and forth between a client a and the server, to prevent man-in-the-middle attacks (which means that a person sniffing the packets you are sending to the server won't be able to...
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    It seems like you can't do shit on the Internet anymore!

    I don't get you. You say you can't do anything on the internet, yet you can literally do everything and a millon more things than what you used to be able to do. Are you complaining because you can't force other people to watch you? If people don't watch your videos, do other kinds of videos...
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    Trouble sourcing HDD (Vintage)

    It's not about winning, I'm trying to understand what you are trying to say. I don't know why we have to be so confrotational about the whole thing. The kernel is not the same thing as the OS. The OS can be whatever you want, so if Microsoft labeled the OS as "Windows 95" then I guess Windows...
  22. AMD_man1

    Happiness is...

    Except you can't kill a virus with a shotgun, and you can't be hospitalized if a dinosaur eats your brain.
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    Trouble sourcing HDD (Vintage)

    What I fail to understand, strollin, is what you think DOS is. Is it the kernel? Is it something else? Is "Windows 9x" just the name of the GUI? Why can't "Windows 9x" be the name of the whole thing? Including GUI, kernel and system utilities?
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    Question windows 10 Blurred and stuck on the login screen (fuzzy blurry)

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/pc-stuck-at-a-blurry-login-screen/b63b7722-41ef-4cfa-9220-b3609452f8a0 Have you tried that? It's from a few months back but maybe it applies to you as well, since it doesn't mention a cause.
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    It seems like you can't do shit on the Internet anymore!

    There are other platforms that allow you to live stream. You could use Instagram of Facebook. Potentially, you could use one platform to aquire popularity on another. For example, by sharing links, using mathing hashtags, sharing usernames, etc. This may be a bit blunt, but if nobody cares...
  26. AMD_man1

    2nd coming...

    I'd keep it going by saying that I know a bit of everything and a lot of nothing, but that would be too much. Well, too late now.
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    Trouble sourcing HDD (Vintage)

    If Windows 95 isn't an OS, you'd be wrong on two counts, since Windows 1.0 already had a graphical user interface, nevermind how unattractive: Regarding the OS dilemma, I think strollin is tryng to make a distinction between the kernel, system utilities and user interface. However, the...
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    Trouble sourcing HDD (Vintage)

    I think one of you is discussing computer science and the other one is discussing history.
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    Fresh Win 10 Installation Questions

    1. You can upgrade a current installation or format the drive and install. To do the latter, when prompted, click on "Advanced," delete partitions to make space for Windows, click on "new" and then install on the newly create partition. I'm not going to describe the entire process here, though...
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    Used Win 7 PC buying advice?

    True. That must be something from the November update. I remember installing before that and there was no longer a way to bypass creating a MS account. I literally had to create a fake account and deleted it later. I just installed it on another computer and bypassing it was the default option...
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    Used Win 7 PC buying advice?

    You can no longer install Windows 10 without online account. The best you can do is delete it after. You could use a disposable account, though. I don't see what's so horrible about that. About MX Linux, like any Linux distribution, is compatibility. If you want to play games, use design...
  32. AMD_man1

    Help me with 'port forwarding' please?!

    Where, exactly are you seeing those prompts to input that data? As Trotter said, you'd only need to look for tutorials on how to set up a static IP address on Windows and how to forward ports on TP-Link Archer A9. It would be better if you could provide screenshots of the things you see or the...
  33. AMD_man1

    Time for a new build.

    How about something like this? PCPartPicker Part List: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/w9fQ9G CPU: Intel Core i7-9700 3 GHz 8-Core Processor ($339.99 @ Best Buy) Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($133.98 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 32 GB (2 x 16 GB)...
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    Time for a new build.

    Well if you are not going to tell us what you'll be doing then you should at least say what your budget looks like. You basically said "Ok I need a new computer. Here are the specs of my old one, for some reason. Thanks."
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    Time for a new build.

    You would need to tell us what you plan on doing with this. "Just about everything" isn't really an explanation. Do you plan on playing videogames? Video editing? Programming and compiling? Do lots of multitasking?
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    Hi there from...

    Welcome to the jungle.
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    Random Chit Chat

    That's a pretty good outcome I'd say. It's a shame about your cat but it's good that the dog ended up well.
  38. AMD_man1

    Now I'm scared!

    24 hours have passed. Has your schlong become well known on the Internet?
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    We're all gangsters.
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    Now I'm scared!

    I think they deliberately word it as dumb as possible so only the biggest idiots fall for it.
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    I wasn't going to stand by while Dan called me a friend. I'm not an animal.
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    Happiness is...

    I hope China doesn't have a lot of them...
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    How nice [emoji847] Right back at you. Holy mother of computers. Looks sick.
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    Difficulty w/ creating image of sys.

    True. An image will copy entire partitions and partition layouts. By only copying files in C: you'll loose the partition that holds the bootloader and as a result you won't be able to boot. To solve this you could shrink the partition to be 64GB (minus the ~500MB System partition if you are...
  45. AMD_man1

    Windows 10 eMail query

    Honestly, most Windows built-in apps are buggy. You should try a different email client before assuming it's a system-wide issue. Try Thunderbird and if it works then just stick to it. It's probably a bug or a mistake you made setting up the account.
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    New SSD Drive

    You may just need to assign a letter. Search for "Create and format hard disk partitions" in Control Panel and see if there is a letter assigned or even a partition created. If not, post screenshots and we can guide you through the process of creating them.
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    Remote access

    Sorry for taking too long to respond. Since you want to check your computer for basically everything, I think following this would be a good idea: https://www.thewindowsclub.com/malware-removal-windows This is a shorter, less exhaustive article intended for removing malware alone...
  48. AMD_man1

    Remote access

    Are you afraid that someone installed malware on your computer or that someone may still have remote access to it?
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    Deep cleaning computer

    This is definitely the best way. You should keep the documentation open just in case, since it may be intimidating for new users. Also keep in mind that it takes quite some time, and it can be really long depending on which option you choose.
  50. AMD_man1

    updated computer specs for which one I should buy?

    This are interesting choices: https://pcpartpicker.com/product/qpvbt6/be-quiet-pure-power-11-cm-500-w-80-gold-certified-semi-modular-atx-power-supply-bn297 https://pcpartpicker.com/product/bqVD4D/corsair-rmx-2018-550w-80-gold-certified-fully-modular-atx-power-supply-cp-9020177-na I've seen...
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    updated computer specs for which one I should buy?

    Asking someone else to put together a computer based on your budget is just as inefficient as buying some random desktop computer on Amazon. If you really want to get as much as you can for your money, you should order your components separately and then put together the computer once you have...
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    migrating RF7.5 from HDD to SSD

    It's hard to tell, but since you only changed your drive there is not much room for error. This may be a special case, but usually most applications will check your motherboard for changes, not the storage drives. There is no way to confirm this on closed source software, unless you are getting...
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    E3 2019.

    I honestly don't really follow game news, so I don't know what can be reasonably expected from the industry. Dark souls 4 would be nice though [emoji14]
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    Printer settings

    All is well, thanks. Hope all is well with you, too. I think this may be what you are looking for: https://www.tenforums.com/drivers-hardware/56550-changing-default-paper-size.html If you are using some other Windows version then you should try Control Panel and searching in Hardware and...
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    How to make a custom USB cable for a Finis Neptune MP3 player?

    You would need schematics of the circuits used to charge the battery. Also knowledge of how USB cables transfer energy. Why are you so sure you'd need to modify a USB cable and not something else?
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    Printer settings

    What's the process through which you go every time you print? Where exactly are you trying to change the default settings?
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    Password issue

    The intentions of the OP were unclear and continuing with the thread was pointless. Do you have a specific question?
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    Creating a gmail account without entering a phone number?

    That's not really true. Maybe you have an old account, but when creating one (from a web browser at least) you are asked for a phone number and cannot skip it.
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    Questions about "write/erase cycles" on a flash drive (USB Stick)

    What do you mean by rearrange? As far as I know, wear leveling works by writing on blocks that have been used the least in the past, and that's why the more you use it the messier the real distribution of data becomes. It doesn't change the fact that if you don't overwrite the data it can still...
  60. AMD_man1

    Can’t find Linux hard drive on windows OS

    Probably has to do with filesystems. Mint should use ext4 by default, and Windows doesn't have any ext4 drivers, although they can be installed. You should probably look into that.
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    Questions about "write/erase cycles" on a flash drive (USB Stick)

    Yes, it can be recovered, unless you put new files on top of them. Actually deleting a file is slow, so the file manager won't do it. About the space conundrum: when you "delete" a file, the file manager simply makes the space available again, not actually erasing its contents. So when you...
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    Creating a gmail account without entering a phone number?

    The way I understand it is that you can do the opposite. You can't create Google accounts on a computer without providing a phone number. When you do it on a smartphone, you do.
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    Does anyone know how to copy an https:// website successfully?

    Have you tried searching online? This is a difficult situation because the program has no way to communicate the login credentials to the site, so it'll never have acces to the pages. It really doesn't matter if the website is on an encrypted connection or not, the problem is that you don't have...
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    Questions about "write/erase cycles" on a flash drive (USB Stick)

    Erasing something should not be a problem. Flash storage uses cells with a limited amount of erases that you can do. This means you can empty the electrical charge of a cell a limited number of times. However, erasing is not what you think. Deleting a file using Windows doesn't actually empty...
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    You mean the notifications?
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    Does anyone know the name of this motherboard to SATA HD/SSD cable?

    I don't know what you did with the links, but they are messed up.
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    Are you talking about this?
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    Hello

    That doesn't sound very catchy. I don't think people will use it much, sorry. :lol:
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    Cisco Xfinity DPC3941T be Netgear

    I don't understand. How do you know it's the gateway's fault? Why do you say Netgear doesn't manufacture better units than the one you bought, or that the one you bought is not supposed to be faster and yours is faulty?
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    Critique needed on landing page

    I'm not a marketing expert so I can't judge if the vectors make the website look less professional. All I can tell you is most tech companies use them (take a look at Microsoft or Norton, for example). However, it seems that this vector graphics usually follow a theme or have certain patterns...
  71. AMD_man1

    two OS, one computer

    Try this: https://www.tenforums.com/installation-upgrade/20482-windows-10-xp-dual-boot-best-way.html If you can't do that maybe you could look into installing GRUB and using it to dual-boot.
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    two OS, one computer

    Then the best way is to install it again. You could also dual-boot, as long as you don't need to run both OSs simultaneously. If you don't, running a VM is a waste of resources.
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    two OS, one computer

    Why bother with XP if they are compatible with W10?
  74. AMD_man1

    Hi!

    Welcome to the jungle!
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    two OS, one computer

    I think the best way to do it is to just set up VirtualBox or any other VM software and simply install XP in it. There isn't a lot of material online related to your question, so unless you can find anything on the documentation of your VM software, just do as I said before. The only problem I...
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    Refusing to install

    There are multiple web pages describing solutions to the problem. Have you tried any? https://duckduckgo.com/?q=Your+administrator+has+blocked+this+application+because+it+potentially+poses+a+security+risk+to+your+computer&t=ffab&ia=images
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    Best way to have files on two computers

    You could look into Back up and Sync from Google. It automatically uploads and updates the files and folders that you choose.
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    The ad wizards are back at it again: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=whpJ19RJ4JY
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    I don't think so. Maybe those other guys could use some boxing though.
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    SG, next time you are going to beat up two guys at once you should think about how it will affect your hand and overall health. That's why I never beat up more than one guy at once. Hand surgery is too expensive.
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    Yeah, I mean if it works I don't see why it wouldn't be legit... Unless they are blackmailing Microsoft into activating random keys that they sold.
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    That's damn cheap.
  83. AMD_man1

    Win10 Networking frustrations

    Best way to figure out why something broke is to retrace your steps. If you recently made any changes, revert them, even if they don't seem significant at first. (If you have System Protection enabled this would be pretty easy to do.) Try checking your adapter settings. There are some drivers...
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    I'd say that humans are the only animal that has the ability to he stupid, evil and selfish, and too many exploit that potential as much as they can and get away with it. Even better, they convince others to do it as well. We really are the f* worst.
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    There is no diversity in Argentina. And no one gives a damn about religion except for old ladies, so those are not really issues here. We still have our fair share of confrontations. Still, I find it incredible that our oceans are filling with plastic, the Middle East is still at war, child...
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    Maybe you haven't been exposed to as much stupidity as we have.
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    Lol, f* no. It's offensive to men. The ad is supposed to address "toxic masculinity." In doing so it was designed as if every guy was a freaking caveman. What the hell is the scene with all the guys saying "boys will be boys" as two kids beat each other up? How many times did you actually see...
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    Pseudointellectuals making money off the ridiculous fourth-wave feminism. I say "pseudo" because this geniuses are trying to sell stuff to men. Otherwise this would be freaking genius.
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    Have you guys seen the new Gillette ad? https://youtu.be/koPmuEyP3a0 Damn. Some crazy stuff going down in the marketing world.
  90. AMD_man1

    Help with Excel please

    What exactly did you try? According to this that's not possible.
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    For real though, punching the liver or the spleen can be very effective and there is no way you are going to break you fingers with that. From what you said earlier, do you know how to grapple? Did you do any jiujitsu or something? I bet Krav Maga is pretty popular there.
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    You didn't have to mention the head kissing, but we can pretend you didn't. That's pretty weird though. Maybe they wanted to rob you or something? (Or maybe you are a very bad driver and make men want to hit you? Just kidding.) Probably the punch to the chin broke your finger. Next time, if...
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    You fought two guys and won? If they weren't 6 years old, you just became the coolest futhermucker in the forum.
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    A good way to do it is using Google Drive. Google has developed an application that lets you sync folders that are in your computer with Drive. Every time you add something to the folder or modify an existing file the contents of the folder in Drive will be updated. It works the other way around...
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    Stop it Celery. I'm getting dangerously close to installing Arch again.
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    There is no difference in the way the OS interacts with an SSD or HDD.
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    Why did you have to clarify that?
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    As far as I'm concerned W7 will run on an SSD as well as Windows 7 can run. There's no difference between an SSD and an HDD for the OS.
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    Now we know how he types when he is mad.
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    The only things AMD got right in the last 15 years are the Ryzen processors. If I were you I'd take Celery's offer.
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